Regulations Governing the Use of Communal Areas


A) Rules for Using the Student Lounges

  1. The Student Lounges are primarily for the use of hall residents.
  2. Visitors alone are not allowed to hold functions or group activities in the Student Lounges unless special prior approval is granted from the Hall Administration or Hall Wardens.
  3. For holding group activities in Student Lounges between 7:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m., any group over 8 students should make prior reservation with Hall Tutors, and at least half of the group members come from hall residents.
  4. Priority of reservation will be given to Hall Wardens/Tutors for hall activities.
  5. Users are expected:
    • to be considerate and respect others’ rights to using the lounges;
    • to keep noise down and not to disturb other residents;
    • to stop all group activities by 11:00 p.m.;
    • to keep the place clean, and tidy up after use;
    • not to play any ball games or any games that may cause disturbance to other residents unless with special approval of Hall Warden.

B) Rules for Using the Sky Gardens

  1. Every Sky Garden is open to all residents for leisure use but its priority will be given to respective Halls that have direct access to that particular Sky Garden.
  2. Hall Wardens/tutors can reserve their respective Sky Gardens for hall activities.
  3. Users of Sky Gardens are expected:
    • to be considerate and respect others’ rights to enjoy the facility;
    • to keep noise down and not to disturb other residents;
    • to stop all group activities by 11:00 p.m.;
    • to keep the place clean, and tidy up after use;
    • not to move any other furniture to the Sky Garden.

C) Rules for Using the Podium Garden

  1. The Podium Garden is open 24 hours to all residents.
  2. Hall Wardens and tutors can reserve part of the venue for holding hall activities.
  3. Cooking and BBQ is not allowed in the Podium Garden.
  4. Users are expected:
    • to be considerate and respect others’ rights to enjoy the facility;
    • to keep noise down and not to disturb other residents;
    • to stop all group activities by 11:00 p.m.;
    • to keep the place clean, and tidy up after use;
    • not to play any ball games or any games that may cause disturbance to other residents unless with special approval of Hall Warden or Hall Administration. 

D) Rules for Using the Communal Areas inside a Student Suite

  1. Residents should not store their personal belongings in the communal areas. For example, do not block the hallway(s) with personal belongings such as shoes, shoe racks, books, balls, etc. No personal belongings, such as kitchenware, cooker, food, drinks, seasonings, etc. should be stored on the table.
  2. Corresponding Warden and Tutors may on and off make spot check of the communal areas inside suite. A verbal advice may be given to students who have violated the regulations. A written warning may also be issued to relevant students for repeated offences.
  3. The Property Management Office may confiscate any personal belongings found in the communal areas. Students who reclaim their items within 3 days will be charged $50 per item as an administration fee. Confiscated items will be disposed without further notice after 3 days. The University shall not be liable to the property loss and/or damage in this connection.
  4. Residents should keep the communal areas, the furniture and the fridge inside the suite clean and tidy.
  5. Residents should label their food before putting it into the fridge, and should not consume the food or drinks of other residents without consent.
  6. Residents are encouraged to create a mutual agreement with their suite-mates to share the cleaning responsibilities of the communal areas in turn. Brief new suite-mates, who newly move-in to your suite, the mutual agreement.

 


Last Updated on Monday, 22 February 2016 10:53